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CHAP. 17. An ACT for the relief of William Baker of the State of New York.

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(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to pay, out paid to him. of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William Baker, the sum of two hundred and twenty-five dollars and thirty cents, being for the use and for damages done to the property of the said William Baker, at Sackett's Harbor, by the troops of the United States, while in possession thereof, under a military order, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 18. An ACT for the relief of Daniel Whitney.

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Daniel Whit

999 to be paid 10 ney, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- him. ated, ninety nine dollars, the amount of an account against the United States in favor of Lieutenant Burdine, for the transportation of his baggage from Washington to Galena, which account was transferred by said Lieutenant Burdine to said Daniel Whit. ney, and was lost with the trunk of Captain Russel, between Fredericktown in the State of Maryland, and the city of Washington, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-three, and has not been reclaimed or paid.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 19. An ACT for the relief of Andrew Dodge.

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(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Third Auditor of the Treasury setile and adjust The Third Audi the claim of Andrew Dodge, for expenses incurred during the late war with Great Britain in marching the men under his cominand to join his regiment, and for the transportation of artillery and artillery apparatus, and for the use of his own and other horses necessarily hired or employed by him, and for their keeping, on such satisfactory evidence as the said Andrew Dodge shall be enabled to give, and the said Third Auditor prescribe.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to the said Andrew Dodge, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, such sum as the said Third Auditor shall certify he has allowed on the claims aforesaid.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

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CHAP. 30. An ACT for the relief of Lieuienant Washington Seawell.

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen.

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, The Secretary of That the Secretary of the 'Treasury be authorized and directed credit him for to credit Lieutenant Washington Seawell, any sum of money he money lost.

may prove to the satisfaction of said Secretary, he had in his possession that belonged to the United States, and which he lost, without his fault, by the explosion of the steam boat Lioness, on Red river, on the nineteenth of May, eighteen hundred and thirtythree; not to exceed, in all, the sum of seven hundred and fortynine dollars and seventy-eight cents.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 21. An ACT for the relief of Laurentius M. Eiler.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repres

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, His claim to he That the Secretary of the Treasury be and he is hereby authoadjusted and rized to adjust and settle the claim of Laurentius M. Eiler, for

surveys made in the Territory of Arkansas, under a written contract made with him by William McRee, surveyor of the land of the United States, in the States of Illinois and Missouri and said Territory, on the thirtieth day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, and to pay said Eiler, the balance found due him under the terms of said contract, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri ated : Provided, The Secretary of the Treasury shall be satisfied that said Eiler, on his part, has performed his covenants in said contract.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

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CHAP. 22. An ACT for ihe relief of the legal representatives of Willie

Blount.

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[Sec. 1.] Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Represer

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 83.75), of such That the Secretary of the Treasury pay the legal representatives pary i bere sound of Willie Blount, the sum of three thousand seven hundred and lue, to be paid fifty dollars, found due to him for disbursing one hundred and

fifty thousand dollars for the United States, during the late war, and for which he has not received any compensation, by balancing the accounts of said Willie Blount on the books of the department, without interest; and the balance of said sum of three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars, if any remains after balancing said accounts, to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 23. An ACT for the relief of Joseph Russ and Stephen J. Roach.

1836.

Their account to

[Scc. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Quartermaster General settle the account of Joseph he adjusted and Russ and Stephen J. Roach, for labor bestowed and money ex

paid. pended in repairing or constructing a road loading from Pensacola to Tallahassee, in Florida, under a contract made on the twenty-sixth of November, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, of which they are the holders, and to allow them therefor, such sum, so far as the labor bestowed and the money expended were advantageously applied, taking as the data for making the allowance, the price to have been paid for making or repairing the entire road, on completing it according to contract.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 24. An ACT for the relief of David S. Campbell.

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Sec. 1.) Be it çnacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed 8:30 to be paid «o to pay to David S. Campbell, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty dollars, for a rifle gun lost by him in the year eighteen hundred and twelve, in marching between Vincennes and Tippecanoe, in the militia service of the United States.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

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CHAP. 25. An ACT for the relief of John Saunders and Perley Putnam.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury he directed to pay unto John 8190 2.0 Saunders and Perley Putnam four hundred and ninety dollars

paid to them und twenty-seven eents, in full satisfaction of their services as snperintendents of the public buildings in Salem Massachusetts, it being at the rate of two and a half per centum on the amount expended, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 26. An ACT for the relief of Benjamin Franklin Slickney. (Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representaiives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized and His accounts as required to settle the accounts of Benjamin Franklin Stickney, beetle and late agent of Indian affairs at Fort Wayne, for all services of a paid.

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military nature or character which shall appear to have been performed by the said Benjamin Franklin Stickney for the United States, between the twenty-second day of March, in the year eighteen hundred and twelve, and the tenth day of May, in the year eighteen hundred and fifteen, and to allow him such compensation for the same as has heretofore been allowed to other agents of Indian affairs for similar services, and that the amount found to be due the said Benjamin Franklin Stickney, be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated : Provided, That no allowance shall be made under the provisions of this act, to the said Benjamin Franklin Stickney, for the performance of any of the ordinary duties of an agent of Indian affairs.

Approved 17th February, 1936.

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CHAP. 27. An ACT for the relief of John McDonell.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 8:380 25 10 be That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to John McDonell, paid to him.

assignee of a claim of Pierre Le Blanc, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three hundred and eighty dollars and twenty-five cents, for forage, fuel, provisions, and other articles, necessarily taken and used by a corps of mounted Kentucky volunteers, under the command of Col. R. M. Johnson, the property of said Pierre Le Blanc, and which were taken

order of said Johnson, at the river Ecorces, oni his march into Canada, in the fall of the year eighteen hundred and thirteen.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 28. An ACT for the relief of Jacob B. Gilbert.

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[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, StOO to be paid

That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Jacob B. Gilbert, out to him. of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the

sum of six hundred dollars, being the value of a house destroyed by the enemy during the late war, on the Niagara frontier, which belonged to the said Jacob B. Gilbert, and at the time of its destruction, was used as a place of military deposite.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 29. · An ACT for the relief of the executor of Charles Wilkins.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representtatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the 'I'reasury be directed to settle the

interest found due on his claim

claim of Benjamin W. Dudley, executor of Charles Wilkins, 1836. deceased, against the United States, for interest on a liquidated The amount of demand in favor of Jonathan Taylor, James Morrison and the said Charles Wilkins, who were lessees of the United States of to be paid. the salt works, in the State of Illinois, upon the same principles that the interest upon the said demand was settled with the legal representatives of the said James Morrison, deceased, pursuant to the act of Congress, approved the first of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and that the portion of said interest ascertained to be due to the said Benjamin W. Dudley, executor as aforesaid, be paid out of any money in the 'Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 30. An ACT for the relief of Henry Knowles senior. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Third Auditor of the Treasury ascertain the value of a horse, the property of said Knowles, impressed into the service The value of a of the United States in the year eighteen hundred and fourteen, certained, and by order of Captain Humphreys of Virginia, to transport the behimouns paid baggage of his company to Baltimore, and not returned ; and that the Secretary of the Treasury pay to the said Henry Knowles, senior, the value, when so ascertained, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHA?. 31. An ACT for the relief of John Pollock.

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(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to John Pollock, out of $144 to be paid any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, one w bima hundred and forty-four dollars, as the assignee of a claim of Jonathan Lowe, for a boat impressed into the military service of the United States on the sixth of December, eighteen hundred and fourteen, to convey a corps of Kentucky militia to New Orleans; and as the assignee of a claim of John Daniel, for use of one ferry flat and services rendered by order of Major General John Thomas, for the Kentucky detached militia, in December eighteen hundred and fourteen.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 32. An ACT for the relief of Joel Sartain. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to pay, out of

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